Dad reading to kids

Introduce and practice these skills at home and school:

___ Share, take turns and listen quietly

___ Wait patiently and use words to communicate

___ Recognize and know your full name

___ Know your parents and/or caregiver’s first and last name

___ Use toilet by yourself

___ Dress yourself

___ Know how to zip, snap, tie, button and fasten your clothing

___ Recite and recognize alphabet letters

___ Recognize your left and right hand

___ Know basic colors, shapes and numbers 0-20

___ Recognize a penny, nickel, dime, quarter and dollar bill

___ Use positional words (over, under, up, down)

___ Print your first name, uppercase for first letter only

___ Know your address and phone number

___ Know how to use a pencil, crayons, glue and scissors

Source: Stacey Kannenberg; Author & Publisher of the award-winning, school approved Let’s Get Ready Series with Let’s Get Ready For Kindergarten! & Let’s Get Ready For First Grade!

Maggie Manion

Margie Manion graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a double major in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development. She taught for several years. Then went on to marry her college sweetheart. They have two beautiful boys who are the the center of their world. Margie taught in the classroom for 4 years until she quit to stay home with her two boys. During this time, as a parent educator with the Parents As Teachers program ashe did a local parenting segment, weekly, with WDAF Fox 4 in Kansas City. She is currently a frequest guest on FNC and is back in the classroom teaching 3rd grade in Liberty, MO, as well as promoting her invention and book (Zoom Spoon and "Zoom Spoon and Finicky Philip the Picky Eater" .

Margie wants you to know that, "I am very passionate about what I do. I know that parenting is the hardest and most important job in the world! I would like to reach as many parents as possible to help them to take extra steps to make their parenting experience a positive one! There is no such thing as the "perfect parent" it is an ongoing process and it is never to late to try something new!"
https://imgsub.familiesonlinemagazine.com/uploads/2014/09/toddlers-reading.jpghttps://imgsub.familiesonlinemagazine.com/uploads/2014/09/toddlers-reading-150x150.jpgMaggie ManionGeneral EducationIntroduce and practice these skills at home and school: ___ Share, take turns and listen quietly ___ Wait patiently and use words to communicate ___ Recognize and know your full name ___ Know your parents and/or caregiver's first and last name ...Parenting Advice| Family Fun Activities for Kids